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Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
the first lady of the united states, michelle obama. as you watched her grow in this role the last four years, what do you think? >> well she has done -- she is a, the most popular person in america just about. she has firmed up the sense of this family as a very responsible family that people can relate to, which was not always going to be obvious. so i think she has had that important role. she has not had the role hillary clinton had of getting involved in public policy. and i wouldn't be surprised -- and this is something she is capable of doing so i wouldn't be surprised over the second term if she drifts more in into that role. more publicly, i think she has had a significant role behind the scenes. >> jill biden has just been introduced to the crowd and taken her place. mark? >> i think it's remarkable, when she started in the campaign in 2008, where the remark about, i've never been more proud of my country, she was attacked and became a political listening rod, and it's been a very conscious, concentrated and effective effort to bring her back to the point where she is a f
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00am EST
obama and dr. jill i didnbiden. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, the honorable george walker bush. with senator mitch mcconnell, house republican leader representative john boehner, and secretary for the minority, david chapa. ♪ >> has deputy sergeant at arms, senator harry reid, house majority leader. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the president elect of the united states, joseph r aydin junior -- r. biden junior. [crowd chanting "obama!"] >> ladies and gentlemen, accompanying the president- elect, the committee for inaugural ceremonies, the senate sergeant at arms, gainer, wilson living good, chairman of the joint congressional committee on inaugural sermon -- the ramones, diane feinstein. house majority leader, house republican leader, john boehner. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president-elect of the united states, barack h. obama. [applause] [cheers and applause] ♪ [cheers and applause] [chanting "obama!"] >> ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats. ladies and gentlemen, the chairman of the congressional committee on inaugural cer
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 9:00pm EST
states of america. the united states of america. >> i, barack obama, do solemnly swear -- >> this weekend, president obama begins his second term, sunday, the official swearing-in ceremony at the white house before noon eastern. coverage include your phone calls and a look at the 2009 inaugural address and then the public ceremony with the swearing in at noon eastern and other festivities, including the luncheon and the afternoon parade. coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span radio and c- span.org. join the conversation on facebook.com/c-span. >> new features including video feeds from our c-span crew, on demand of the major events, individual -- visual blog page of behind-the-scenes photos. next, highlights from the 2009 inauguration of president obama. and another chance to see chelsea clinton taking part in the national day of service event. in 2009, activities began with president-elect and mrs. obama attending church services across from the white house. they went to the white house and the motorcade for the coast and the inaugural address. here is a look at the activities fr
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 6:30pm PST
second chance to lead the united states. >> obama will never have to run for election again. that means time in office will be dedicated to governing and crafting a legacy. >> they had the power to change the course of history. and they are measured against their predecessors. abraham lincoln remains a huge inspiration for president obama. wayne is a washington analyst and former diplomat who examined years for what it takes for a president to become unforgettable. what could barack obama's legacy be? what will he be remembered for? >> i think his historic place is secure. however that does not mean his legacy is secure. his legacy is probably what he thinks his second term is all about. >> not far from the lincoln memorial, a tribute to america's many war dead. president obama is pledge to bring home the troops from afghanistan and to completely rethink defense strategy. >> the obama administration will put a huge focus in the term on reducing spending. one of the things he will look at is the cost of the transatlantic security relationship. >> a strategic rethink could have consequenc
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
second chance to lead the united states. >> obama will never have to run for election again. that means time in office will be dedicated to governing and crafting a legacy. >> they had the power to change the course of history. and they are measured against their predecessors. abraham lincoln remains a huge inspiration for president obama. wayne is a washington analyst and former diplomat who examined years for what it takes for a president to become unforgettable. what could barack obama's legacy be? what will he be remembered for? >> i think his historic place is secure. however that does not mean his legacy is secure. his legacy is probably what he thinks his second term is all about. >> not far from the lincoln memorial, a tribute to america's many war dead. president obama is pledge to bring home the troops from afghanistan and to completely rethink defense strategy. >> the obama administration will put a huge focus in the term on reducing spending. one of the things he will look at is the cost of the transatlantic security relationship. >> a strategic rethink could have consequenc
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 2:00am EST
applause] >> it is my great honor to present the 44th president of these united states, barack obama. [cheers and applause] [crowd chanting "obama"] >> thank you. thank you. my fellow citizens, i stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. i thank president bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. 44 americans have now taken the presidential oath. the words have been spoken during rising tides of prosperity and the still waters of peace. yet, every so often, the oath is taken amidst gathering clouds and raging storms. at these moments, america has carried on not simply because of the skill or vision of those in high office, but because we the people have remained faithful to the ideals of our forbearers, and true to our founding documents. so it has been, so it must be with this generation of americans. that we are in the midst of crisis is now well understood. our nation is at war, against a far-reaching network
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm EST
become part of the united states. president obama's home state of illinois entered the union 1818, of making it the 21st day to join the union. therefore the sides and -- the flags displayed 21 stars. next, a call from rebecca from santa barbara. caller: i wanted to say i am watching the inauguration with my 10-year-old son. we were really proud of how majestic and beautiful everything looked and how the band, the marine of barging band was so famous -- the marine marching band was so famous. you really get to enjoy all of those scenes. watching all of the senators march in. we really enjoyed it. we really took to heart when president obama said we need to take care of the generation that built the country, but also paved the road for the generation of the future. host: thank you and thank you for sharing your experience with your 10-year-old. one of the other traditions at the luncheon is for the congress on behalf of the american people to present the president and vice president with bases created by the lenox corporation. this is the seventh consecutive inauguration that the lenox
KCSMMHZ
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
i will faithfully execute. >> the office of the president of the united states. >> obama described his priorities for his second term from the domestic economy and diplomacy to climate change. he talked about values and principles common to all americans. he said prosperity must rest on the shoulders of the rising middle class. >> no single person can train all the math and science teachers we'll need to equip our children for the future. or build the roads and networks and research labs that will bring new jobs and businesses to our shores. now, more than ever, we must do these things together as one nation and one people. >> obama begins his second term with several battles looming. he'll try to work with republicans in the house of representatives to revamp gun control laws and avoid defaulting on the national debt. ♪ the rockets red glare ♪ the bombs bursting in air >> pop star beyonce sang the national anthem. her performance capped off the official proceedings ahead of the inaugural parade. then the president walked the capitol route from the building to the white house.
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> president obama takes the oath of office to begin his second term. hear what he said during his address that took some by surprise. >> and the 49ers are super bowl bound, what challenges some fans are facing if they want to see the game in person. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am julie haener. >> president obama parked his second inauguration. he took the both with his hand on two bibles. one used by lincoln at his first inauguration and one used by dr. martin luther king, jr. >> preserve, protect and defend, the constitution of the united states. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> john roberts administered the holt and president obama and daughters stood by his side. >> for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing number barely make it. >> the weather was chilly but michelle obama and president obama took time to walk some of the parade walk. >> and the ball is un
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:30am EST
the united states. his whole reason that barack obama our president exists. it wouldn't happen without tomboya, who organized the airlift that brought the first england kenyans to the united states, and tomboya was assassinated in 1969. >> by? >> by, well, the presumption is that it was by people high up in the leadership who are afraid he would become president in a power struggle but it was never clearly established but the man who was tried and hanged at his assassin, some his last words to why didn't you go after the big man, meaning somebody who organized this whole thing. so that assassination also fueled barack obama, sr.'s frustrations, fueled war of the tribalism that created problems ever since. >> when you talk to folks about barack obama, sr., a term that keeps coming up, and i might, this might be misleading but if you would answer, politically connected and political intrigue. >> well, barack obama, sr. was trained as an economist your both at university of hawaii where he went to undergrad, and at harvard, where he left before he got his ph.d, but did quite a bit
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:00pm EST
, barack obama, and michelle obama. the vice president of the united states, joe biden, and dr. jill biden. they are at the reviewing stand. a beautiful couple. [indiscernible] the president of the united states and first lady, followed by the vice-president of the united states, joe biden, and dr. jill biden. united states secret service -- [indiscernible] chairman senator charles schumer, senator lamar alexander, representative john boehner, house democratic leader nancy pelosi. [indiscernible] concluding the presidential press corps, the united states park police. [indiscernible] ladies and gentlemen, the parade continues to 17th street. [indiscernible] this is your chance to show your appreciation to the president of the united states, barack obama, and the first lady, michelle obama, as well as the vice president of the united states, and joe biden, and dr. jill biden, on their way to 17th street. ladies and gentlemen, making their way to the reviewing stand, the vice preside of the united states, joe biden, and dr. jill biden. every town seems to have its main street. re in washingto
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am EST
on this inauguration day here in the united states. president obama getting ready to begin his second term as president. he will be sworn in by the chief justice at 11:55 a.m. eastern, as mandated by the constitution. you are also looking at live pictures from the vice presidential residence at the naval observatory here in washington. the vice president getting ready, momentarily, to take his oath of office as well. sonia sotomayor, the justice, supreme court justice, will administer the oath of office for the vice president. you see members of his family there up on the stage. a lot of guests are there as well, invited guests over at the vice presidential residence. all of this you will see live here at 8:20 a.m. eastern, the next few minutes. we will see the oath of office beinged ed a miadministered for president. at 11:55 a.m., the president will be sworn in for a second term as well. let's bring in cnn's athena jones, in washington up on capitol hill what all right vice president's swearing-in ceremony be like? we are all going to see it in the next few minutes. give us a
PBS
Jan 19, 2013 12:30pm PST
obama in e two. malice in mali. this afternoon french armed forces lend supports to units of the maliian army to fight against terrorists. the operation will last as long as needed. last friday france invoked united nations security council resolutions and then intervened in the civil war raging in the north african country of mali. the u.n. resolutions call for quote, unquote rapid deployment of foreign troops and was passed after islamist rebels in the country's northern sector launched a military assault on southern mali in a bid to take over the country. the rebel forces include al qaeda and the islamist abbreviated to aqim. it established itself in mali following the overthrow of moammar qaddafi, libya's strong man. aqim has established strict islamist law in northern mali and destroyed dozens of aish went movings -- ancient mosques and tombs. the united nations has declared it a culture heritage site. the french president asked the u.s. to help france's military in using manpower and drones. >> question, what's at stake for the u.s. in mali? >> clearly, we and the rest of t
Comedy Central
Jan 18, 2013 1:30am PST
us to tonight's word. [cheers and applause] united we stand off. president obama and his anti-gun storm troopers say it's okay for me to have a pistol. it's okay for me to have a rifle and a shotgun. but it's not okay for me to have military-style weaponry. maybe they've forgotten what the second amendment is. >> the founders feared government tyranny. >> the second amendment is about resistance to government tyranny. >> they never mentioned hunting and deer, they talked about freedom and liberty over tyranny. >> stephen: damn straight. like anybody setting up a new government the founders added a clause that said if you don't like what we're doing, feel free to shoot us. it's like -- [ laughter ] -- the second amendment is like the ultimate veto. it's almost like a constitutional prenup. that is why i and my friends at fox news have always stood with those who arm themselves against government tyranny, patriots like bill and the weather underground. [ laughter ] don't get me wrong, its founders didn't -- the founders didn't want us to engage in armed insurrection at the drop of a
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
obama faithfully swear. that will i will execute the president of office of united states. >> obama described his priori priorities for the second term. he said prosperity must rest on the shoulders of a rising middle class. >> no single person can give our children what they need for the future or build the roads and research labs that will bring new jobs and businesses to our shores. we must do these things as one nation and one people. >> obama begins his term with several battles looming. he's try to work with the republicans to revamp laws and avoid defaulting on the national debt. ♪ and the rockets red glare ♪ the bombs bursting in air >> pop star beyonce sang the national anthem. her performance capped off the proceedings of the inaugural parade. then the president walked the route from the capitol building down pennsylvania avenue to the white house. his first inauguration true almost two million people. this time an estimated 700,000 turned out. >>> algerians are counting the human cost of a four day stand off after a natural gas facility. the victims were from eight co
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 12:00am PST
the united states and the first lady. barack and michelle obama, coming into this absolutely, hard to describe how big this place is. must be 40,000 people here going absolutely crackers for their president and first lady. i don't know about you, erin, but that was a fine thing. i was struck by the number of cameras. it was like everyone turned into the paparazzi. everybody was videoing it. i was videoing it. i don't know what i'm going to do with it. i wanted to be a part of history. jennifer hudson, too, looked absolutely amazing. sang beautifully. the president, we know he loves al green. know he loves "let's stay together." i thought that was a magical, magical moment. >> i have to say, for all of you watching at home, in the old days, they come to the ball, there's the tv cameras. this is 40,000 people, here, they say it could be that many. >> yeah. >> and you're out there on the stage, and you're dancing alone. for an entire song, alone. it's not like the first dance at your wedding. >> i danced at my wedding in front of 52 people. >> you're sitting there with their screens u
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states, barack obama. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> constitution of the united states. >>> constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. is the star that guides us still just as it guided our forebearers, just as it guided all those men and women, sung and unsung who left footprints along this great mall to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone. to hear a king proclaim that our individual freedom is inextricably bound to the freedom of every soul on earth. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we seize it together. ♪ my country r ♪ to thee we sing r ♪p ♪ o say does that banner yet
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 11:15pm EST
state legislature, united states senator and president of the united states. obama obviously had to learn all that was required to be president for on-the-job training. it is possible to conclude observing the weighty legislation pastoring his first term, obama is a quick learner. it seems he grappled with challenges that the economic crisis and formulation of the stimulus package haltingly commenting heavily on economic abasing. the most appropriate, on the stimulus program is the nation did not falter and sent economic expansion is occurring. the bailout of the automobile industry seems to be a success. the health care legislation frequently lacked presidential leadership and judgment of most observers and final configuration yet to be determined. all of this took place with minimal experience. how well is obama meeting the measures of a successful president? he has probably seen as protecting america's but the use of drones, special forces killing osama bin laden and members of al qaeda. his withdrawal of troops from iraq and plans for removal from afghanistan is greeted with app
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
watching obama as he transformed from this young man to the next president of the united states. this was a different man. >> there are tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands who have gathered in grant park in chicago. >> ladies and gentlemen, the next first family of the united states of america. >> narrator: only four years earlier, he'd been a state legislator. >> the look on his face to me looked like someone who finally understood the weight of the job that he had just won. >> almost as if the weight of the world had rested on his shoulders. >> the road ahead will be long, our climb will be steep. two wars, a planet in peril, the worst financial crisis in a century. but america, i have never been more hopeful than i am tonight that we will get there. i promise you, we as a people will get there. god bless you, and may god bless the united states of america. >> narrator: if he had any idea that night how difficult this would be, the next day would prove it. >> so much for that election day euphoria... >> the economy has now lost 650,000 jobs just in the past three mo
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
to introduce, that would be the first lady of the united states of america, michelle obama. [applause] i may have been stood up. [laughter] [cheers and applause] ♪ >> please welcome the army search -- sgt. ♪ [cheers and applause] ♪ >> michele and i thank you for your service. we are grateful to you. god bless you and god bless the united states of america. ♪ [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> i, barack obama, do solemnly swear -- >> this weekend, president obama begins his second term. sunday, the official swearing-in ceremony at the white house before noon eastern. our coverage include your phone calls and a look back at the president's 2009 address. and then on monday, the public ceremony with the swearing in at noon eastern at the u.s. capitol. and other festivities including the capitol luncheon in the afternoon parade. all the coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. join the conversation on facebook, and on twitter. >> our website will have added featu
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 11:50am EST
obama. >> it has been the tradition of the chief justice of the united states. this was the president just a few moments ago holding his hand on a family bible, michelle obama's family bible. chief justice john roberts administered the oath. keith is with us from new york. go ahead please. >> my question was more for the speech writers before. the difference between speaking and speech writing. i do not know who the guests there are now. >> this is more a chance to share your thoughts. do you have a memorable inaugural address that comes to mind? >> jfk's. that is the one that probably most people will remember. my question, i guess, was for the other guests that were previously there. >> thanks for the call. one of our viewers saying, i think incumbents should not have inaugural ceremonies. seven have had second inaugurations. when inaugurations fall on the sunday, their move to the following day. tomorrow is also martin luther king day, a federal holiday. we are told the president will make references to mlk, on caller: i am so proud of the president and i am so excited about what h
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 1:40am PST
the united states, barack h. obama. >> reporter: the president emerging, flashing his giant smile. but soon wiping away a tear during a stirring performance by the brooklyn tabernacle choir. ♪ his truth is marching on >> reporter: all eyes on the president and chief justice john roberts, who flubbed his words for years ago, triggering a second swearing in. this time the president's hand on two bibles, president lincoln's and dr. martin luther king's. this time it was the president who seemed to swallow the words. >> the office of president of the united state -- >> and will, to the best of my ability. >> reporter: and then the president's address, with the theme of moving forward together. >> my fellow americans we are made for this moment. and we will see this as long as we see this, together. together. together. >> reporter: the first president ever to include in his inaugural and talking about the struggle for civil rights. >> for if we are truly created equal, the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> reporter: as the president made his exit, a pause turnin
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
president of the united states, barack obama. >> we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands. and in this capacity for risk and the gift for reinvestment. >> congratulations, mr. president. -- >> we are made for this moment and as long as we seize this together -- >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key, strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailor solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for - hi, neighbour! tonight, my babysitter prince tuesday is coming over to take care of me. and then we're going to school with all of our friends! i'm so glad you're here with me. and, i'll be right back! is made possible in part by... the richard king mellon foundation. dedicated for over sixty years to south western p
ABC
Jan 20, 2013 11:35pm EST
>> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news weekly. >> obama was sworm in in a private ceremony in the blue room by justice roberts. tomorrow he will deliver his speech to the country. >> it was an intimate setting -- >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> surrounded by close family obama began his second term. it was a far cry from the epic event in 2009 with 1.8 million people on the mall. the second time around, president obama supporters are enthusiastic but the hope of four years ago is tempered by big problems. voter's lack of confidence in a wiashington mired in dysfunction. he will lay out his plans for the next four years. >> it is imperative that our leaders try to seek common ground when it should exist. >> joe biden kicked off his second term, sworn in by sonya sotomayor. the president and vice president visited arlington national ceremony and they attended services at one of the most historic black churches. >> 800,000 people are expected to be here to hear his goals for his second term. >> that address will take place in 12 hours from now. what t
FOX Business
Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
yet president obama said that we are a united country. lou: we understand that programs are inadequate. if we could put this out to the audience. we understand that outworn programs are inadequate to the needs of our time, we must harness new ideas and technology to remake our government. that is what will give real meaning to our creed. in other words, the founding principles and values of the nation had no reality unless we make our government and apparently support some ideas and technology that are not even available right now. >> he hates the constitution. that's when it comes down to. we have to adapt founding principles to our changing times and needs. we must change. you know what, the constitution was written with an unchanging you of human nature in mind. the left believes it is the only thing that can change human nature on a fundamental level, corrective action. the constitution stands in the way of their grand plan to change human nature. that is why everything you hear coming out is about changing who we are as people. the tremendous reversal of all basic commo
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
though president obama was the united states senator representing illinois, he likes to work around congress. on dealing with congress, roy blunt says he needs to be realistic. >> he speaks in general terms. he likes the executive order approach a lot better than the legislative approach and you can't get that far with executive orders. you've got to legislate, you don't control the whole congress. >> reporter: he says with a divided government. republicans controlling the house, democrats controlling the senate and obviously the white house, there is an opportunity to get big things done. >> eric: the president's allies and staff saying about this, any change? >> reporter: essentially what they are saying he will use inspirational words to try to motivate the country. tomorrow lab general layout of what he wants to do over the next four years, where he wishes to take the country. when he does the state of the union address he'll get in more detail. here is david plouffe. >> he is going to talk about our political system to resolve all of our disputes, but it does require to seek co
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
the president of the united states, when barack obama, takes his term, second term oath. i really think, you know, we just need to pause and just consider that, how important that is. >> it's true. and i'm so glad you point out, the context of the history because when you think the first time he took the oath of office on the lincoln bible, the second time on his wife's family bible. his wife descendents of slaves in the american south and tomorrow will use mlk, martin luther king's bible on the day of martin luther king. >> and abraham lincoln. >> did i not say abraham lincoln in the beginning? so the journey of american history is encapsulated and the bibles the president has chosen and shows he underlines the extraordinary history. >> and it's emotional. it's emotional.
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 8:30pm EST
, senior. by the time he got to the united states the whole reason that barack obama our present exists he organized the left the prouty 81 opinions to the united states. the presumption there was by people higher up in the leadership who are afraid that he would become president. it's never clearly established but for the man that was tried and hanged as the assassin his last words why didn't you go after and that assassination fuelled barack obama senior's frustration. >> host: what are you talking to folks about barack obama, senior the term keeps coming up and this might be misleading that if you would answer, politically connected and political intrigue. >> guest: he was trained as an economist with at the university of hawaii and harvard before he got his ph.d.. but even a fairly brilliant macroeconomist. but his wives and all of his movements were in the government in nairobi in the ensuing decades filled with political frustrations. after just doing five days of interviews in kenya, three in nairobi and two of them out here my mind is spinning with all of the intrigue that i've
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 1:30pm EST
president of the united states serving as barack obama's vice president. one of the great privileges. [applause] one of the great privileges of my life, matter of fact if the president will forgive me as we were walking out as he said, savoring the moment. looking out at the crowd and all those americans assembled, i found myself surprised me even, turned to him saying "thank you" thanks, thanks for the chance. thanks for the chance to continue to serve. so folks, i raise my glass to a man who never, never, never operates out of fear only operates out of confidence and the guy who i plan on working with you, can't get rid of me, man, i'm still part of the senate. god bless you, chuck, you've done a great job. lamar, you have as well, to chuck schumer. good to see you, pal. >> the best part of these events are unscripted. i'd now like to introduce our senate majority leader, my good friend and really great man, harry reed to offer the official toast to the president. [ applause ] >> americans, today are wishing the president godspeed for the next four years. people all over the world
CNN
Jan 22, 2013 1:00am PST
president of the united states, barack h. obama. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office ofment of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states >> and will to the best of my ability. and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> constitution of the united states. >>> constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. [ cheers and applause ] >> we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. is the star that guides us still just as it guided our forbearers, just as it guided all those men and women, sung and unsung who left footprints along this great mall to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone. to hear a king proclaim that our individual freedom is
CNBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
of president of the united states. >> now today, president obama will attend his public inauguration in washington. the reason why that ceremony happened yesterday is the president that's be sworn in by i think it's noon on the 20th. that was the private sayre mope. the private one takes place today. as many as 800,000 people are expected to attend the swearing-in in washington. the president will repeat his swearing in and give the traditional speech. if you're wondering how markets have done since president obama took office, 10 5/% return for the nasdaq, 65% for the dow. we're not necessarily attributing this to president obama himself, but you can look at how oil markets have traded over the last four years. the recovery from the credit crisis had pretty much most to do with the trends that we're seeing here. present adding almost 60%. nymex adding 34%. allen, you know, the point of these charts is during, i guess, more normal times which we know don't influence markets in any material way anyhow. president obama came into office when we had just been through this tremendous cris
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
. >> the president of the united states, barack obama. [applause] [cheers] [applause] [cheers] megyn: i wonder what is going through his mind right now. bret: i don't think he is very worried. the inaugural speeches of time to set the tone. we have a panel here in place to analyze the speech. we have "the weekly standard" writer steve hayes, kiersten powers and kiersten, first to you. this day and moment and president. >> he wants to celebrate this incredible nation and this is really a day for everybody, not just for people who support barack obama. as an american watching this, it's a great day to watch the president of the united states being supported. megyn: especially during the bloody political battles. everyone is there, it is peaceful, it is uniquely american. >> i was down there in the crowd earlier and people are so top of it. i thought how wonderful it is. super so many people, it is inspiring. inspiring in terms of barack obama's personal story. also i think for people to say, in our country, despite the division and anger and political faction that we see almost daily,
FOX News
Jan 19, 2013 11:00am EST
president obama's argument that stimulus would create a job in the united states. capitol is fundable . this shows what e-mail said the government shouldn't be in the business of picking winners and users. >> this is something that the obama administration doesn't care about. he wants his own agen a. >> i don't know why we have to go to mark because he agrees. go ahead, mark. >> look. this is a proventional and back ward argument. >> call me provensial. >> and top hundred companies receive 50 percent of the revenue from outside of the united states and they are more engaged in poor markets than they are here. are they u.s. companies? they don't pay u.s. taxes or are they foreign companies . we are subsidizing companies to do something. we subsidize them all of the time and this is a very small amount of money it is it a drop in the bucket. you can get ensigned in four billion >> that eventually adds up. my tax dollars go in a foreign based company. there is something wrong with that, isn't this? >> i don't think so. we are talking about american subsidaries . american companies and sp
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 7:00pm EST
united states congress, bottom line, missouri senator roy blunt is saying the time for president obama to be more realistic. >> he speaks in general terms, he likes the executive order approach a whole lot better than the legislative approach and you really can't get all that more with the executive orders, you've he got to legislate and realistically, you don't control the entire congress. >> and blunt says with divided congress with republicans controlling the house, that requires compromise and he says there is an opportunity if there's proper leadership to get some big things done, harris. >> harris: you know, from outside washington it's pretty basic for people looking in. 1,362 days since senate democrats passed a budget. a key area where there is discord between these parties seem to be that, passing a budget. >> well, you're absolutely right and republicans love hammering the democratic controlled senate for that figure, the fact that it's been almost four years since they passed a budgets. they like quoting the number more than 1360 days, and today a top senate democrat says t
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
. obama. [applause] [applause] >> thank you. >> obama! obama! >> thank you. thank you so much. vice-president biden, mr. chief justice, members of the united states congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens, each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our constitution. we affirm the promise of our democracy. we recall that what binds this nation together is not the color of our skin, or the tenants of our fate, or the origins of our names. what makes us exceptional, what makes us american, is our allegiance to an idea articulated in a declaration made more than two centuries ago. we hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal. [applause] that they are in doubt by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. today, we continue a never ending journey to bridge the meaning of those words with the realities of our time. for history tells us, while these truths may be self evident, they have never been self-executed. while freedom is a gift from god, it must be secured by his people, here on earth. the p
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am EST
obama and the chief justice of the united states will be saying the oath and president obama will unofficially of course because he started yesterday take his oath of office for his second term. send it back up the street to you. >> all right, tom, thank you very much. >> want to get -- check in now with wisdom martin. >> nope, we're going to talk about the luncheon. >> may i borrow your script? >> you certainly may. >> thank you so much. after today's swearing in , the president, the vice president and their wives will attend the inaugural luncheon today. here's a look at what's on the menu. they will be having steamed lobster with new england clam chowder sauce, hickory grilled bison and apple pie. this year's menu highlights american agriculture. >>> and thousands are making their way to the national mall now to claim their spot for a chance to witness the swearing in ceremonies. >> now we toss it to wisdom martin. already been making friends down there. he is on the national mall with a look at some of the people coming to witness history. the second inauguration of president
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
, only today, for two reasons, martin luther king and barack obama, the president of the united states, it's a great day to celebrate being an american and the democratic system which has allowed barack obama to be re-elected, african-american man, it would have been almost unthinkable when martin luther king was assassinated, but it has come true. his dream has come true. >> freedom is so important, and this country is all about freedom. that's why everybody wants to come here and live in america. today, you felt that, you felt the dream and the hope and the people. that's what makes america so great. it's wonderful. >> keep dancing. the fans are loving you moving. >> thanks, piers. come dance with me later. >> i will. >> this is sort of like getting audio and -- an audio enma, your entire body. you got it. >> chris tucker. >> that's it. >> wow, on this lovely note, we will take a brief break. >> eat your heart out. >> let's do a dance. it's dress-like-a-president day, i'm supposed to be martin van buren. who? martin van buren! google? martin van buren. ♪ [ male announcer ] it's red
FOX News
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
with conservatives. but the new obama manifesto, will it create an opposite effect by uniting the right? here are guys you don't often see but makes a point that obama may have pushed too far to the right this time. listen. >> talking points disagrees with president obama's priority. it's impossible to do with what the president wants to do. >> it is unlike anything i have ever seen. there is no -- not even the pretense anymore in the media of being dispassionate or objective. >> eric: has president obama gone so far west with the agenda that the conservatives in the center right may actually unite and say wow, we can't have more of this. >> dana: that happened in 2010. when the republicans had historicbe wins in the mid-term elections after the stimulus and obamacare. the things go through cycles. remember james carville wrote the democrats,be the democrat party is over. then two years later, "the republican party is over." it will take a while to find out what they can do on the right. when it comes to the left, one thing that is amazing is the difference between how they talk a
SFGTV2
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the president, attorney general holder, they want the u.s. attorneys to go out into the attorney to talk
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
united states, barack h. obama. >> in honor of martin luther king day, the inaugural invocation was delivered by myrlie evers williams. the wife of the slain civil rights leader, medgar evans. >> 100 years after the emancipation proclamation and 50 years after the march on washington, we celebrate the spirit of our ancestors. >> vice president biden was sworn in by supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations. ♪ ♪ oh beautiful >> then, james taylor's rendition of "america the beautiful." ♪ then the moment was at hand. the president swore his oath on two bibles. one was abraham lincoln's, the other dr. martin luther king junior's. >> protect and defend -- >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> and unlike four years ago, chief justice roberts and the president made it through, using the correct wording. ♪ >> barack h. obama! >> and then came the president's second inaugural address. >> this generation of americans has been tested by crises t
WHUT
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
the capital president obama will address the crowd. a timeless ceremony with contemporary touches. the national anthem will be sung by beyonce. this year's prime for a party and several hundred thousand people from across the united states have traveled here to be a part of it. the inauguration is a celebration of american democracy. a moment for their president to inspire, unite, and speak to his foes and fans. >> president obama leads a politically divided nation. the issues that he will tackle are contentious. today will be an extravagant party, but tough battles lie ahead. >> let's go to my colleague, who is in among the crowd, where hundreds of thousands of gathered to listen to the president. >> as you can see, dawn is breaking and there are literally hundreds of cameras arranged behind me, here to record this second historic inauguration of barack obama. hundreds of thousands of people flocking in. but amongst those who will be here today, thank you so much for coming. tell me, what made you want to be here in this freezing cold? >> i missed the first one and i was determined th
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 2:30pm PST
move to cut down on gun violence in the united states, president obama will announce an initiative tomorrow to include restrictions on guns and ammunition. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the administration proposals and on measures being discussed in several state legislatures. >> woodruff: plus we have two separate interviews about the gun debate, with delaware governor jack markell and national rifle association president david keene. >> brown: then, spencer michels asks california governor jerry brown if his fiscal turnaround-- from a $27 billion deficit to a balanced budget-- offers a lesson for the nation. . >> you have to make tough choices. you have to live within your means. that means you have to not do everything you want to but you also have to raise more
Current
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
that this campaign is about looking forward and the united states needs to make progress and the voters chose progress in the last election. >> john: here is a comment from the present that should resonate with any remaining mitt romney fans. >> obama: we do not believe that in this country freedom is reserved for the lucky or happiness for the view. we recognize that no matter how responsibly we live our lives any one of us at any time may face a job loss or a sudden illness or a home swept away in a terrible storm. the commitments we make to each other through medicare, and medicaid, and social security, these things do not sap our initiative. they strengthen us. they do not make us a nation of takers they free us to take the risks that make this country great. >> john: david, that couldn't have been more pointed if he turned to paul ryan and said that line directly to him. do you think he was sending a message across the bell? >> i hope he's sending a message. a lot of progressives look at that and say wait a second, is that the same president who was willing to support the change in
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am EST
at denny's. &pbarack obama was sworn in to offthe united stttes on monday. 51-year-old leader is beginning to show his agee pells us... if you take a look atthistory, you'll find he's in good comppny. company. it happened to bill clinton, george w. bush and jimmy carter, and now it's happeningg to president obamaawhat did all tese men have in common, besides holding the highest office in the u.s.?aal of them quickly turned gray duuing word - stress."there's a condition calleddtelogen effluviuu, ann in a nut shell telogen efffuvvum is when we're losiig our haii more rapidly than we should."as the stress triggers this pondition,,it causes the hair follicle loses a hair, and the - hair grows back, it uses up pigment.so when eacc new hair ffllicle is replaced, pgment is ussd. once the pigment runs appear.now as president obama entees his second term, it's harr not to notiic the ffst-spreading speckles of with the economy, gun conttol and overseas conflicts on his plate, he may see more speckles to come."you only get cells."so what can thh four years?"i think e'lll probably be like bi
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
the united states, barack h. obama! >> reporter: the last inauguration saw 1.8 million americans braving the freezing temperatures, the crushing crowds, to witness this quadrennial moment. this year, the crowds are not expected to be as big. >> hi, nice to see you again. welcome back. >> reporter: but still enough to fill hotels like the historic willard, where steve blum says he's met seven presidents. >> i got a fist pump from obama. >> reporter: and everyone has learned that the festivities are not really about any one person. >> what we've celebrated is that we are the greatest democracy on this planet. and that we could have this transition of power, whether it be second-term or whatever it be. like no other country can. >> you might not like the president. you might not like his politics. but he's the president. he's the only one we have. >> reporter: theodore roosevelt in 1905 was the first president to draw massive crowds. but in 1945, franklin roosevelt called off the big party when world war ii was raging. historian douglas brinkley. >> that was a unique year, and most
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 8:00am PST
and credit act, which provides that, regardless of what happens to the debt ceiling, the united states will always, always, always meet its debt. we will never default on its debt. that was introduced in 2010. it didn't pass because harry reid and president obama didn't want it to pass. they wanted to raise the specter of a default to use. so, chuck, you and i could make news right now on national television, would you agree to support the full faith and credit act and take the possibility of a default off the table? >> i support the mcconnell proposal. let us raise the debt ceiling. no strings attached. and if the president can raise it as he should be able to and if congress wants to reject it 2/3. the mcconnell proposal is a good republican proposal. i hope you support it. that's the way to go. >> a bill that says regardless of what happens with the debt ceiling, the united states will never default on the debt, would you support that or not? >> i support the concept. i'd have to look at the bill. the best way to do that is the mcconnell act. >> we may have just made news. >>
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
gentlemen, the first lady of the united states, mrs. michelle obama. >> brown: and the vice president. ♪ hail to the chief and the president himself greeted by official music (hail to the chief). and by chants from the crowd. >> obama! brown: then the ceremonies got underway. the former chair of the naacp and widow of the slain civil rights leader delivered the invocation. >> we invoke the prayers of our grandmothers who taught us to pray, "god, make me a blessing." let their spirit guide us as we claim the spirit of old. there's something within me that holds the reins. there's something within me that banishes pain. there's something within me i cannot explain, but all i know, america, there is something within. there is something within. >> brown: perhaps the most rousing moment of the day came from the brooklyn tabernacle choir singing "battle hymn of the republic." ♪ his truth is marching on ♪ marching on >> brown: and then the first oath taking as supreme court justice sonia sotomayor the first of the president's two appointments to the court swore in the vice pr
FOX News
Jan 21, 2013 8:00pm PST
the obama administration to make those hard choices. i think we are threading water in the united states. and i think president obama is in some ways a figure of a threading water are a. >> bill: treading water because i'm an old lifeguard and diver. you are going further out to sea. you are not staying where you are treading the water and you are not going to be able to when you want to it swim into shore. you are so far offshore it's going to be almost impossible to get back. i submitted to brit hume that the president understands that if he can read or maybe he just ignores the gao report like he ignored his own debt commission. maybe he does that. maybe he is locked in an ideological jar that he just says, you know what? i don't give a fig. i'm going to do. this tough, i don't care about the consequences. maybe. if he is a man, genuinely, genuinely concerned about his country, got to see the urgency of this. yet, he does not address it. you she, -- you know, doesn't. president reagan he too was a lifeguard. he saved 77 lives on the rock river in illinois and always saw himself
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 3:00pm EST
of the united states has tied the inauguration to what obama called a central cause of his administration, getting all americans to serve, and it's not just for one day, although the output, the volunteers are in large, large numbers today. >> yeah. >> it's to get commitment for service all year long. >> you left congress, you mentioned, during the break in '94. left congress in '95 and the republican party rode that election wave into power. tell me a little bit with b where we are now in terms of the hyper partisanship that seems to permeate washington, d.c. versus that period of time where, again, a lot of folks said hyper partisanship was permeating washington, d.c. is it different at all, or is it about the same? >> i think there's a roller coaster ride through american history. and part of it, ups and downs, have to do with partisanship. part of it has to do with not facing our big problems, wanting to get away from them, and i think we're at a turning point. i think obama has been at a turning point, but the -- the second victory and the second inauguration are enabl
WETA
Jan 17, 2013 2:30am EST
>> barack obama is projected to be the next president of the united states. >> tonight ofrontline... >> they thought success would breed success. >> we'll move for a quick kill-- that's how they referred to it, "a quick kill on capitol hill." >> their leadership told the members, "no, just say no." >> there was a polarizing quality about barack obama that came roaring forward. >> he was in a position to make demands, and he didn't. >> he's the first nobel peace prize winner with a kill list. >> i think he understands that the glory days are over and everything's going to be more challenging. >> now he gets another chance to be the guy who united the country. >> in the week before his inauguration, a look back "inside obama's presidency." >> frontlinis made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major support for frontline is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. more information is available at macfound.org. addition
Comedy Central
Jan 23, 2013 1:00am PST
get swept away. >> the 4 4th president of the united states of america about a barack h. obama. >> nice try, schumer, we know what his middle name is. and the wisdom of one reporter who prove sized this so clearly back in 2009. is it exciting? yes! people of course i am. do they realize it glet absolutely not. you can't capture lightning in a bottle twice. it was an amazing day. a major moment in u.s. history. it was just slightly less catchy than last time obama, first african-american president elected for the second time! first african-american president elected for the second[cheers a] >> jon: our guest tonight singer, dancer, actress, new movie is called "parker." >> people tell me i'm sharp, very sharm. people come down here for one reason: money. i don't know what you are into, kidnapping, extortion, robbery but whatever it is, you're gonna get caught. >> take off your clothes. >> what? >> i'm not sure if i'm better off with you alive or dead either way i have to know if you are wearing a wire. >> jon: please welcome jennifer lopez. [cheers and applause] how are you? >>
KCSMMHZ
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
karzai returned from the united states. he held discussions with president barack obama over future security arrangements as most international forces prepare to withdraw from afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> pakistan says one of its soldiers has been killed in a skirmish with indian troops in cash mick, the fourth exchange of fire in the disputeded region already this year. simmering tensions threaten to derail efforts to improve cross-border ties. the pakistani military says indian troops started the firefight on tuesday night. the indian side admits there was an exchange of fire but claims pakistani troops shot first. the nuclear-armed neighbors resumed talks in 2011 to try to improve their relationship. the delicate subject of kashmir was a topic of discussion. india and pakistani troops scuffled three times just last week in kashmir with both sides reporting fatalities. indian prime minister manmohan singh on tuesday criticized pakistan. he said the relationship could no longer be considered business as usual. >>> pakistan also faces mounting trouble at home at home. a massi
Comedy Central
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
they soon get swept away. >> the 4 4th president of the united states of america about a barack h. obama. >> nice try, schumer, we know what his middle name is. and the wisdom of one reporter who prove sized this so clearly back in 2009. is it exciting? yes! people of course i am. do they realize it glet absolutely not. you can't capture lightning in a bottle twice. it was an amazing day. a major moment in u.s. history. it was just slightly less catchy than last time obama, first african-american president elected for the second time! first african-american president for the new mattress models, but sleep train's huge year end clearance sale ends sunday. get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators, and closeout inventory. plus, free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. don't wait, sleep train's year end clearance sale ends sunday. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> jon: our guest tonig
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
, if you're engineering the campaign for a man named barack obama to be the president of the united states, you have this obvious issue which is most guys don't know somebody named barack obama. he doesn't look like a lot of voters. joe biden is kind of quintessentially like next door neighbor material. i thought this clip was interesting in 2008, here's joe biden being that kind of validator for voters on specifically, this issue of gups. take a look. >> i guarantee you, barack obama ain't taking my shotguns. so don't buy that malarkey. don't buy it. they're going to start pedalling that to you. i got two. if he tries to fool with my barretta, he has a problem. i like that little over and under. i'm not bad with it. so, give me a break! >> i think that's joe biden threatened to shoot his running mate. is that the subtext of that quote? that to me was quintessentially the role he's played from a kind of commit cal in terms of the image -- crafting the immamg of barack obama and selling him to voters. >> one i'm thrilled that malarkey has been around that long. it's an important word
CNBC
Jan 21, 2013 11:00am EST
first lady of the united states, michelle obama. she has changed her hairstyle. there will be a twitter poll about this i'm sure if there isn't one already. she's obviously a style icon, and her haircut. >> thank you very much. her haircut is getting more attention in this town than just about anything else. >> if i could say something, i'm going to watch her more closely than anybody today, because i really believe that to the extent the obamas in some respects are mirroring the clintons, i think her next move may be to move for the senate in illinois in 2016. >> some people have said that -- >> i would bet a lot of money that that will never happen. >> you will? >> is that right? >> i was just in chicago. a lot of people are betting on it. mark kirk will be up, and he was a great senator, but he's had a stroke. >> he's had a stroke and was incapacitated and just returned as they swore in the new senate three weeks ago and walked up the steps in a show -- >> full disclosure, i didn't think hillary clinton was going to run for the senate either. >> i think there will be a lot of
CW
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm CST
>> [applause] >> [music] >> [inaudible] >>the president of the united staes and mrs. obama. >> [applause] >> [applasuuse] >> [inaudible] >> ladies and gentleman please take your seats. >> mr. president mr. vice president, honored guests. we are pleased to welcome you to today's inaugural luncheon. and this historic room we look around at the 35 statues representing men and women. i feel obligated to know that she was born in rochester n.y.. thankfully she will soon have company when rosa parks completes her journey. we look around and a member of the men and women who helped define our nation. they like us face obstacles and they like us worked hard to move this country forward. here abraham lincoln surface single term in congress. john quincy adams, the only former president to return to serve in the house spoke out against slavery. today we also remember an event that took place outside of this building. the passage of the historic civil rights laws. we are honored to have witnessed a colleague, congressman john lewis was a speaker at that historic march. >> [applause] >>shows the cour
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 2:00am PST
night it was all about celebrating the second term of the 44th president of the united states of america. nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: they wowed the crowd at the inaugural balls. president obama in white tie but first lady michelle obama in a ruby red gown by jason wu. this was the ball for the military. >> i have no greater honor than being your commander in chief. >> reporter: it had been an obama family day. malia and sasha, dad and mom. as america paid tribute. an inaugural parade that showed off the nation's talent and diversity. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> reporter: the presidential's ceremonial swearing-in witnessed by as many as 1 million people. >> congratulations, mr. obama. >> reporter: mr. obama urged cooperation, rare now in washington, to cut health care costs and the deficit. >> but we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will buildi its future. >> reporter: we can make progress, he said, on immigration, gay rights, climate ch
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am EST
president for barack obama. we, at this time to ask lessons -- we, at this time to ask blessings upon our leaders, president, vice president, members of congress all elected and appointed officials of the united states of america. we are here to ask blessings upon all who contribute to the -- upon our armed forces, blessings upon all of contribute to the essence of the american. -- of the american spirit, the american dream,the opportunity to become whatever in mankind or womenkind allows us to be. this is the promise of america. let's act upon team meeting that everyone is included. upon the meaning that everyone is included. it may be inherent dignity and in alienable rights of every warming, a man, boy, and girl be honored. make all your people, especially -- and may all your people, especially the least of these flourished in our blessed nation. 150 years after the emancipation proclamation and 50 years after the march on washington we celebrate the. spiritof our ancestors. it is a nation of on bormann hopes and a history of this enfranchised folks to the union. -- to the exp
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2013 3:00am PST
kicks off his inauguration weekend, president obama was given a great present by the vix. this is the present that vix gave to barack obama today to celebrate his inauguration as a second-term president of the united states. look. hmm. happy inauguration, mr. president. things are kind of okay. in fact, today's low vix is the lowest vix since the spring of 2007. that's vix going down. vix is low. fear is low. also for the record, the dow jones hit a five-year high today. mazel tov, mr. president. have a great weekend. the reason for this, this low vix dropping, for this opposite of a freak out, simple. eric cantor telling the world, folks, next week we will authorize a three-month temporary debt ceiling increase. that was the announcement from the majority leader of the house republicans announcing they are giving up on what they had been saying for months was their plan, to not approve an increase in the debt ceiling to thereby push the country again into a self-imposed economic crisis and threat of defaulting on our national debt, and all of the economic panic, we know that caus
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
. how does the united states, a second obama term, try to affect the end game if there's a post assad syria, which as richard laid out could be so dangerous? >> we have to understand there are limits to american power. we can't go into syria. and affect that outcome dramatically. we did make a choice in egypt. and there were a lot of diplomats in the middle east that were calling me ahead of time that i'm friends with saying it was a terrible mistake, and we'll rue the day we made that decision and abandoned a friend of 30 years. that's something that historians will have to make their minds up with, but when it comes to foreign policy and i want to push back on richard, too. and richard, i'm glad you're back too, but -- don't you like how axelrod said, i'm glad you're back, but -- let me make my point. but the thing is, though, so much of the united states' power now is not going to be -- we're not going to project power by dropping drones in country after country after country where we haven't even declared war. there is going to be a terrible backlash for that. but i hate to keep g
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am EST
president of the united states, president barack obama, accompanied by the first lady michelle obama. and everybody there goes -- yay, go. i mean, it is such a positive thing. there is nobody trying to make a point of any kind. one of the things that i know that the president, and i am so proud of him for doing this, is that one of the things that he likes to do -- there have been a lot of inaugural parades. i feel as though, having been there for awhile, the personality of the president reflects in the parade. eisenhower, truman, johnson, nice guys. but levelheaded, they're not into crazy stuff. now you're talking kennedy, reagan, clinton, those were the three best parades'. why are these the best? because they had celebrities and movie stars. reagan brought half of hollywood here. and it is wonderful seeing celebrities. so what happens with obama, it is kind of neat because he tries high school,s -- marching units, college, who never thought there would ever be in any parade at any time. and all of a sudden, they're getting an invitation from the white house to be in the presidenti
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am PST
. yesterday barack obama, the 44th president of the united states, was sworn in for his second term. the moment that will define progressive politics m years to come and one that symbolizes a renewed faith and the power of the american government. needless to say, it was a day several decades in the making. >> for the first time in history government, the people said, was not our master. it is our servant. >> government is not the problem, and government is not the solution. we, the american people, we are the solution. >> the commitments we make to each other through medicare and medicaid and social security, these things do not sapp our nation. they strengthen us. they do not make us a taker of nags. they free us to take the risks that make this country great. >> as he made a forceful case for economic equality and the social safety net president obama championed the american belief in equality of race, gender, and sexual orientation, becoming the first american president to use the word gay in an inaugural address. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are
FOX
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
selling to the area to developers who will build a 411 unit apartment complex with private boat slips. >>> this morning president obama will unvail his religions for re-- unvail his recommendation for gun violence. recent polls show most americans want stricter gun control laws but republicans will fight against gun control. >> this is a very important constitutional right. we are dedicated to protecting the second amendment from that stand point. >> president obama will announce his proposal to reduce gun violence at the white house this morning. he will be joined by children who wrote to them about gun violence following last month's school shooting in newtown, connecticut. many people participating in a gun buy back program went home empty handed. it ran out of money in a little in about an hour. plus how gun owners were compensated after the cash ran out. >>> time is 4:35. the mountain view stickum has yet to -- city council has yet to make a decision on whether to ban food carts downtown. other members discuss the growing popularity showing the trucks serve a grab and go cl
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
president of the united states. the president and mrs. obama made a brief appearance a short time ago at one of the two big inaugural balls being held tonight. two major ones taking plate plais right now. >> after leaving capitol hill the president and first lady walked several several locks to -- blocks to the white house to thousands of cheering people, he called on the country to support his agenda on a number of controversial issues. >> abc 7 nuts is here now with more on that part for us. >> just heard the president talking about seizing the moment. he seized an opportunity today to speak to a huge national audience and bypass opponents in congress. the president says sed hard work, is part of the country's character but so is working together. >> no single person can train all of the math and science teachers we need to-to-teach our children for the future. >> repeating the phrase we the people, he outlined priority autos we will rye respond to the threat of climate change. knowing that the failure to do so would detray our children and future generations. >> reaction from the s
WHUT
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm EST
>> i ask president obama to do the right thing. the united states must renounce its which hunt against wikileaks. the united states must dissolve its fbi investigation. >> as julian assange remains holed up in the ecuadorean embassy in london, we look at a new documentary called "we steal secrets: the story of wikileaks ." today, academy award winning filmmaker alex gibney, and jennifer robinson, legal counsel to assange. >> the laws cannot protect us. >> the new documentary examines how millions have died from aids because big pharmaceutical companies and the united states refused to allow developing nations to import life-saving generic drugs. we speak with the film's director and and a doctor, peter mugyenyi, who was arrested trying to import generic drugs into the gondola. -- uganda. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration has again delayed its decision on the keystone xl will pipeline, now saying it will not come before march. president obama initially sidestepped the issue in 2011 by putting it off unti
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
have been asked to deliver the invocation for president obama's second term as president of the united states. it's something that's difficult to explain. i'm simply honored. i am delighted. i feel even more of american now than i think i did when medgar was buried at arlington cemetery. i have hope for this country. i have hope for my own people. i'm a realist. and i certainly see things that need to be done. but we must continue to work to build up this country, to build up race relations, to bring up opportunities and to bring our young people and our elders, shall i say, together for a more perfect union. i never imagined that this would happen in my wildest dreams. and i am just very, very thankful. >> now, what do you think your husband would say if he were you? >> if he were me? >> if he were here today. >> oh, if he were here today. he probably would repeat to me something he said a couple of nights before his assassination. we were talking and i said medgar, i can't make it without you. i'm not strong enough. and he said you are. you must believe in yourself. you will be all r
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 11:00am EST
hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> that i will execute the office of president to the united states faithfully. >> that i will execute. >> faithfully the office of president of the united states faithfully. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> you can see that there is a misplaced words there, but you had the opportunity to gather fascinating details of what really happened behind the scenes that led up to that. >> john roberts rehearsed that so many times at home that his wife said to him, at this point, the dog thinks it's the president. so it was not -- it was not for lack of preparation. what happened was, there was a misplaced e-mail. john roberts wrote out the oath on a card. i believe we have the card here. he divided up the segments of how he was going to do it. >> where he would pause. >> where he would pause. >> and that e-mail was sent to the congressional inaugural com
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
violence in the united states, president obama will announce an initiative tomorrow to include restrictions on guns and ammunition. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the administration proposals and on measures being discussed in several state legislatures. >> woodruff: plus we have two separate interviews about the gun debate, with delaware governor jack markell and national rifle association president david keene. >> brown: then, spencer michels asks california governor jerry brown if his fiscal turnaround-- from a $27 billion deficit to a balanced budget-- offers a lesson for the nation. . >> you have to make tough choices. you have to live within your means. that means you have to not do everything you want to but you also have to raise more money. >> woodruff: and ray suarez examines a surge in suicides by u.s. troops last year, far exceeding the number killed in combat in afghanistan. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> sailing t
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm PST
before noon in the blue room, president obama was sworn in for term number two by supreme court chief justice john roberts. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear, to preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >> a hug from michelle. malia, 14, and sasha, 11, who joked, you didn't mess up. neither did the chief justice who used notes after his famous flub in 2009. >> thank you, everybody. >> vice president biden was sworn in by justice sonia sotomayor. >> repeat after me. >> reporter: tomorrow's ceremonial swearing in is at the capitol. stand-ins, helping set camera angles today. pennsylvania avenue is set for the inaugural parade, delayed like the capitol ceremony, because they're never held on a sunday. police from around the nation will bolster security, grass protectors are down on the mall. the weather's mild. 800,000 people expected tomorrow. some saw the president today when the obamas attended church. >> he started leaning over to us and we were so excited t
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
a listen. >> please raise your right hand. >>> i about a rack hussein obama swear that will faithfully execute the office of the president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. thank you so much. thank you, sweetie. thank you. >> i did it. all right. thank you, everybody. >> and in case you didn't hear that last part, sasha said you didn't mess up. in reference to the first time he took the oath in 2009. last night the president and first laid yea long with the vice president and mrs. biden all attended an inaugural reception where each of them spoke. here's a taste on how that evening went. >> thank you so much for joining us tonight. but more than that, thank you for the kindness, friendship and support that you've shown us since we've begun this long journey together. >> hello, i am jill biden's husband and i'm delighted to be with you all here. in the weeks and months ahead, we're going to reduce gun viol
Current
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
the last best quality of life in the world and destroy the united states of america, barack obama, joe biden, hillary clinton, and eric holder are destroying the united states. >> stephanie: everything he says these days smells a little treasony. >> yeah, didn't he say he would be dead or in jail if the president was reelected. >> stephanie: yeah. the president's approval rating has shot up significantly after the negotiations with the fiscal cliff, and now again after the gun control. johnny in georgia. hi, johnny. >> caller: good morning, first-time caller from the peachy state of georgia. enjoy your show. >> stephanie: thank you. thank you. >> caller: try to watch it every morning. i have got a thought. i think that we -- you know, we can agree on a lot of stuff, and i think we need to stop calling these assault -- so-called assault weapons assault weapons. nobody [ inaudible ] pick one up and loaded it said i'm going to go assault somebody. they say i'm going to kill something. let's start calling them what they are weapons of mass destruction. and our republican friends will
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
course meal, toasts gifts presented and some speeches then it is off to the parade where mr. obama and the first lady will thank supporters and be joined by marching bands and military units. after the celebration back to work in a tough political environment. >> politics now are very divisive with the extremes in both parties punishing any sort of compromise. it used to be back in my father's time and in my early days compromise was an act of statesman ship. now for too many partisans it is viewed as an act of betrayal. >> president obama could start by changing the attitude about congress. >> he speaks in general terms. he likes the executive order approach a whole lot better rather than the legislative approach. you have got to legislate and you have to leg stlat quickly. you don't control the entire congress. >> the honeymoon won't last for long after the celebration. it will be back to fighting it out over issues including government spending debt and entitlements. >> you skipped the best part when they are at the luncheon tomorrow after the inauguration they are going to be havin
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
united states. it seems to have died down. when obama took office, he demobilize the movement that supported him in 2008. >> it is only theory, but roosevelt was exhausted. he did not even go to the conventions in san diego when he said, if i was voting personally, i would vote for wallace. he backed him, but he did not fight the bosses. eleanor roosevelt was heartbroken about this. you'rehard to believe vi going to die. he thought he would fight for peace. he told churchill the stop worrying about the soviets. these things work themselves out. he had a great relationship with stalin. so did wallace. grains and the result was harry truman. -- >> and the result was harry truman. >> a of a party hack. part of the prendergast machine. prendergast was the party boss in kansas city before he went to federal prison. they asked him why they chose harry truman and he said, i wanted to show the world that a well or ill machine could take an office boy and get him to well oiled machine could take an office boy and get him elected to senate. other senators called him the senator from prenderg
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 3:00am PST
the united states. barack obama, the 44th president of the united states. >> i will be watching you, making sure you don't put that in your pocket. >> i have the bobblehead. >> i think we have even more stuff that our producer even went out and collected. we couldn't put it all here on set with us. a whole bunch of great stuff. if you're here and you want to get around town. look, theres some of it right there. socks. there's the bobbleheads. we showed those. >> his and hers. >> there's the coin, we got that one. that is a nice-looking coin. there is the beanie baby, beanie bear. he is kind of cute. oh, and the towel. >> hand towels. >> yeah. or golf towel maybe. it's pretty nice. would you walk around town wearing -- >> the t-shirts, the buttons are just -- >> with their faces on them. >> the buttons are big. >> i dabble in collecting political memorabilia. >> that's the one. i wonder, is that life size? >> that is pretty big. especially the buttons, you can go back and look back to this moment in time 20, 25 years ago. people just looked different. if you look clinton's inaugurati
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am PST
know, effectively a junior senator who became president of the united states, and there was all of this high expectation for him which his aides will tell you that was a problem because they could never live up to the expectations. if you look at barack obama in that picture, it was sort of like, okay, let's do this, let's get to work. i have a lot i need to do. i'm thinking about what i've got to do over the next four years. very realistic. somebody who's established a real working relationship with his vice president. and i just think it's somebody who's sort of grown into that job and is ready to cement his legacy. whether that will be able to happen or not -- if you get health care reform in your first term and maybe immigration in the second, maybe that's as transformational as anybody can expect to be. >> do you think different man than he was four years ago? >> number one, in the bigger historical context, it is now common, it was rare in our history to have successive two-term presidents. is he different? this is a validation for him personally. when he won election four ye
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 8:30am PST
. scott. >> pelley: the robinson family, of course is the family of michelle obama. her grandmother originally owned this bible. this is the blue room. there is the chief justice of the united states. and we expect to see the president very shortly. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i barack obama hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. the constitution of the united states. >> the correspondence steution of the united states. >> so help you god. me god. congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you mr. chief justice. thank you so much. ( applause ) thank you, sir. >> i did it. all right. thank you everybody. >> pelley: just as simple as that the president with the first family in the blue room with the chief justice of the united states. a smoother recitation of the presidential oath than in 2009
CNN
Jan 21, 2013 12:00am EST
in his second term. >> this is barack obama at his best. relaxed, speaking in aspirational tones. you ni uniting the country talking about what we can do together. this is a moment of celebration. he's reelected and will not have to run for any other election in his life must make a difference in terms of how he speaks to the country. >> the latino vote for him has never been more important. how significant is that going to be in his second term? >> my hope is it will be very significant. i think it will be. he has a real connection with the community. we saw that with over 70% vote for obama. >> it's the first time until a very long time you've had three back to back presidents all doing two terms. does that bring a certain stability to the administration of the united states? >> i think it does. there are a lot of reports that have been jimmed up in agriculture and commerce and interior. he can start using executive orders to do new things on new type of farming procedure or monument. he koun do that in tcouldn't dot time. takes a while to adjust living in the white house. the
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 6:30am EST
columnist rockman. we expect too much of obama he says because in the united states, we subscribe to the quote, unquote myth of the imperial presidency. other transformational democratic presidents such as fdr and lbj, rockman says, have substantial democratic majorities in both the senate and in the house to enact their landmark legislation. obama in contrast has had to work with a narrow democratic majority in the senate and with an opposition party, the republicans in control of the house for the two years since january 2011. well, what about ronald reagan? president of the united states two successful four-year terms. on the domestic front, he enacted a major economic recovery package followed by an overhaul of social security. and in his second term, reagan gained a major tax reform. on the defense front, republican president reagan again with the help of the rity presided over a major increase in the defense budget, congress presided over a major increase in the defense budget, the defe including straby millions of protesters here and abroad. also commander in chief reagan gain
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